Benefit News

05/04/2021

Law expands Veteran housing benefits

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2021 - May is National Moving Month and many Veterans may find themselves moving to a new address as they take advantage of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) expanded home loan program, which now includes additional benefits for eligible borrowers.

05/04/2021

Enrollment applications now available for accelerated program to prepare Veterans for high-demand careers

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2021 - As part of the American Rescue Plan, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is accepting applications from Veterans interested in the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program.

05/03/2021

VA’s 1 Step Today campaign promotes Veteran mental wellness

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2021 - As part of Mental Health Month, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs launched 1 Step Today to provide guidance curated by Veterans to inspire them to start on a path toward recovery, well-being and a healthier tomorrow, by taking one step at a time.

04/30/2021

DOD offers financial advice for families & children

Falls Church, VA, April 30, 2021 - Military families may face financial challenges for a variety of reasons, and without assistance these issues could affect the health and well-being of children of those families.

04/29/2021

Department of Defense Expands Access to Military Exchanges

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2021 - The Department of Defense announced today the expansion of access to military exchanges.

04/29/2021

VA.gov site becomes central login for accessing benefits

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2021 - Veterans and their families may begin accessing their Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits and services on the new and user-friendly VA.gov website starting April 30.